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Ayaan Barr 2022-07-10 Answered
How do you solve $x+8\le 3$ ?
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Step 1
If 8 more than something ( $x$ ) should be equal or less than 3, how much can then the "something" (i.e. $x$ ) be ?
Thinking this way, I think you can see that the answer is 8 less than 3, i.e. -5
Formally we solve it this way:
$x+8\le 3$
$x+8-8\le 3-8$ (we subtract 8 from both sides)
$x\le -5$
Draw a line parallell til the $x$ axis through 5 on the $y$ axis.
For which values of x are the y function less than or equal to 3?
From the diagram we see that $y=x+8$ when $x\le -5$

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